There's no way we could be this lucky... right?!
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And HBO is making sure to ride the cash dragon for all its worth — by renewing the fantasy drama for another two seasons!
At Thursday's Television Critics Association's winter press tour, programming president Michael Lombardo said the premium cable network is finalizing a dual order for seasons seven and eight of the series based on George R.R. Martin's books!
Game Of Thrones is no stranger to multi-season orders. Back in 2014, HBO renewed the rating juggernaut for seasons five and six.
The yet-to-be officially announced season seven will also bring
On Wednesday, it was confirmed that Kerry Washington was named the recipient of the Hasty Pudding Club's 2016 Woman of the Year award. AH-Mazing!
As the official W.O.T.Y. by Harvard University's famous social club, the Scandal star will be subjected to a parade through Cambridge, MA's Harvard Square with the group's men in drag — as well as be roasted by the members of the organization. What fun!
They're kind of a big deal!
Every year there are several people that tend to make headlines over and over — both good and bad.
Sometimes they're politicians like Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump or actresses like Viola Davis for being the FIRST black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama — and then giving a hell of a speech!
Ch-ch-check out the full list of most influential people of 2015 (below) and vote on your favorite!
HBO tried to keep the pirates at bay for the season five of Game Of Thrones — but just like Jon Snow trying to run the Night's Watch, the efforts were futile!
The Emmy-winning fantasy series has for the FOURTH time in a row become the most pirated TV series of the year!
According to the piracy tracking site TorrentFreak, the season 5 finale had 14.4 million illegal downloads worldwide — more than any other episode of television!
The site also confirmed that GoT is by far the most downloaded show overall for the year, despite HBO's efforts to reduce illegal downloading!
The premium cable company aired episodes of the most recent season on the same day worldwide, trying to eliminate complaints from international fans who had to wait weeks after the U.S. airing.
HBO Now also made its debut, which allowed viewers to subscribe to the channel without the daunting commitment of cable subscription — though they had to watch on an Apple device.
Even with all the illegal viewing, Game of Thrones still had record ratings (around 20 million viewers per episode) and a record breaking sweep at the Emmys with 12 wins!
Other shows that made the most-pirated list include
Get ready to binge-watch!
On Tuesday, right before the final Republican Debate of 2015, the official House Of Cards Twitter page released the following tweet:
Fans of the Netflix series — not surprisingly — went bananas! Does this mean season 4 of the political drama is near?!
It turns out…
To see the awesomeness, ch-ch-check out the clip (below)